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Network Engineer

Date: 26-Mar-2021

Location: Portsmouth, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

At QinetiQ we’re dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers.

We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.

THE ROLE

This is a new opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer to join a team of dedicated IT professionals to deliver new and exciting IT systems into the Defence environment. Working under a Senior Engineer or Architect, the candidate will be required to assist in developing end to end IP network security solutions working in a multi-bearer, mobile environment. You will be responsible for the technical delivery of the solution from high level design to delivery and transition to service.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

As a QinetiQ Network Engineer, you will be at ease working within a small to medium sized team and be comfortable taking on new tasks outside of their skill set as required by the business.

The Network Engineer will be working under a Senior Engineer or Architect, the candidate will lead smaller tasks and take responsibility for the task’s technical output. The applicant will work with the technical management team to identify resources required for the task and provide regular progress updates. This will include:

• Working to define and deliver network solutions, taking high level design documents and delivering solution
• Supporting proposal development by translating customer requirements into high level design documents
• Ensuring there is a consistent view of the deliverables from high level design, detailed design and build
• Work collaboratively and building teams to ensure the solution is documented and delivered into service following established governance processes
• Leading complex projects and tasks, solutions may have no precedence
• Provide Costing and bidding of Server and Network solutions
• Provide Design and delivery of Server and Network solutions

THE FIT

  • Practical experience in network design, implementation, configuration and testing (ideally CCNA certified)
  • Specific skills in network security design, implementation, configuration and testing: Firewalls, Guards, Intrusion Detection, IPSec VPN, Switch / Router clamps, IP encryption
  • Must hold SC Clearance and be willing and eligible to go through DV Clearance 
  • Knowledge of JSP 604 and 440 and associated JSPs would be desirable.

 

You will be able to take responsibility for your own tasking’s and work independently, whilst supporting more junior members of the team with training and ongoing support/development.

TO APPLY

We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.

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QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake  this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.